The mission of the Newburyport Public Schools, the port where tradition and innovation converge, is to ensure each student achieves intellectual and personal excellence and is equipped for life experiences through a system distinguished by students, staff, and community who: - practice kindness and perseverance - celebrate each unique individual - value creativity; experiential; rigorous educational opportunities; scholarly pursuits; and life-long learning - provide the nurturing environments for emotional, social, and physical growth - understand and embrace their role as global citizens.
NOTE: Length of Term Correction, 9/6/18
Notice is hereby given that there is a vacancy in the Newburyport School Committee due to the resignation of Christine Miller. Because there is a vacancy in the office of an elected school committee, pursuant to the City Charter Section 4-6, the City Council President has convened a joint meeting of the City Council and School Committee and this meeting shall be presided over by the Mayor. The meeting will be held on September 18, 2017 in Room 118, Newburyport High School, at 6:00 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to review applicants for this interim office and allow them an opportunity at this meeting to present their credentials to this joint body for their consideration
It is important to note that the individual selected by the City Council and School Committee will fill the position for the remainder of this term ending December 31, 2019. If s/he wants to continue to serve on the School Committee beyond this interim period, s/he will then have to run for election in the fall of 2019 for the new term starting in January 2020.
The Clerk’s office will be accepting letters of interest from residents interested in filling the unexpired term. Interested residents shall file their letter with the clerk’s office in City Hall on or before Friday, September 8, 2017 at Noon.
The Newburyport Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or treatment in its programs and activities.
The Newburyport Public Schools is committed to maintaining a school environment free of harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability. Harassment by administrators, certified and support personnel, students, vendors and other individuals at school or at school-sponsored events is unlawful and is strictly prohibited. The Newburyport Public Schools requires all employees and students to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner with respect to their fellow employees, students and all members of the school community.
SCHOOL CHOICE IS
CLOSED FOR 2017-2018
On Monday, April 3, 2017, the School Committee VOTED to opt out of School Choice for 2017-2018 school year. This means that there is no seat availability at any grade.
Newburyport Public School Nurses promote student health and safety...healthy children learn better!
Pupil Services encompasses Special Education and Section 504 services for students in Newburyport.